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Active Adults Trips
Active Adult Trip & Activity Policies
  • Pre-registration is required for all classes and trips.
  • Payment is due at the time of registration.
  • All classes and trips are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.
  • All arrival times on trips are approximate. We will make every effort to depart and arrive in a timely manner.
  • No smoking on vans or buses.
  • We encourage you to utilize the waitlist process whenever possible. Individuals on the waitlist will be contacted if spots become available and given first priority to added classes or trips.
  • An exertion chart has been established based on the physical intensity of the trip. Exertion numbers are listed next to each trip.
  • Registrations must be completed by the participating member. Trips are not transferrable.
  • Door-to-door transportation is available to those who cannot drive themselves. Space is limited so please make your transportation arrangements at the time of registration or a minimum of three days prior to the class or trip. Contact the senior office for transportation availability at 303.464.5526. Door-to-door transportation is available to Broomfield residents only for an additional fee of $2.50 each way.
 
Refund Policy on Trips and Activities
  • If the class or trip is cancelled by the Recreation Department, a full credit will be automatically applied to your account. If you would prefer a full refund please indicate your wishes when you are contacted regarding the cancellation.
  • Administrative fees of $10 will be assessed on any cancellation initiated by the participant before the deadline date.
  • Cancellations initiated after the deadline will not receive a refund, unless the space can be filled with another participant.

Special Accommodations
For Accommodations, please contact Jenifer at 303.464.5536

  • Individuals who need an assistant (i.e. someone to push the wheelchair) must provide one at the time of registration to ensure trip availability. Trip fees will apply to the assistant as well.
  • Requests for Easy Ride Transportation must be made at the time of registration or a minimum of three days prior to the class or trip.
  • For individuals using motorized mobility devices, such as scooters, please note the vehicle lift capacity is 800 pounds. We are aware that the weight of mobility devices can vary, so please be familiar with the weight of your mobility device when registering for trips that require transportation. Should the combined weight of the participant and mobility device exceed 800 pounds, transportation can still be provided if the participant is able to independently transfer from the mobility device to a wheelchair. The mobility device will be loaded onto the vehicle first and then the participant.
  • For information and questions on any special accommodations, please contact Jenifer Chrisman at 303.464.5536.

Exertion Levels
This is a generalization for the trip.
Trip Exertion Scale:
1: easy, mostly sitting
2: easy, mostly sitting, with some walking
3: moderate, some walking, possible stairs
4: moderate to high, lots of walking, outside, stairs, elevation
5: high, long day, lots of walking, stairs, elevation

Active Adult Trips link
Budweiser Tour (3)
Discover how your favorite beer is crafted by following it through the steps of the brewing process. Since its founding in 1852 in St. Louis, Missouri, Anheuser-Busch has been perfecting this process, taking pride in producing some of the world’s finest beers, one batch at a time. From the finest, all-natural ingredients, to the finished product, visitors of all ages will experience first-hand how they brew and package Budweiser. You will have an opportunity to taste some of the quality products in the Hospitality Room at the conclusion of the tour. Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Lunch on your own afterwards at Coopersmith’s (price range: $9 - 15). Trip deadline date: Tuesday February 17.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

63682 $9/$11 Monday 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. February 23

History Colorado (3)
Vietnam War. Civil Rights. Space Race. Love beads. Explore the legacy of 1968 today through the fascinating stories of the people who lived through it. This exhibition is organized by the Minnesota History Center in association with the Atlanta History Center, the Chicago History Museum and the Oakland Museum of California, and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Fee includes transportation, escort, and admission. Lunch on your own afterwards at the museum, Rendezvous Cafe (price range: $9-15). Trip deadline date: Wednesday February 11.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

63683 $15/$17 Thursday 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. February 26

English Tea Leaves (1)
Experience an English Style Tea Party, you will feel pampered and enjoy a wonderful tea party and having fun choosing from over 125 teas (if overwhelmed they can make suggestions.) Afternoon tea will include: Four types of tea sandwiches, two freshly made scones with Devonshire cream and choice of 7 jams, fresh fruit medley, decadent desserts, Scottish Border’s shortbread biscuits. Fee includes transportation and escort. Tea is on your own, price: $28.50 + tax and gratuity.
Trip deadline date: Tuesday March 3.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

63684 $7/$9 Wednesday 11:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. March 11

Snowshoe at Eldora (5)
Eldora’s Mountain Resort’s Nordic Center provides a scenic setting for snowshoers of all abilities. Their trails cross beautiful alpine clearings and pass through peaceful forests. After a fun day in the snow and sun you will have lunch at The Lodge at the base of Eldora Mountain. Fee includes trail pass, escort, and transportation. Lunch is on your own. Snowshoe rentals are available for $20 on site. Trip deadline date: Monday March 9.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date 

64153 $23/$27 Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. March 13

Denver Brass Ancient Threads: A Celtic Tapestry (2)
The Denver Brass is comprised of 14 professional musicians who dedicate themselves to enhancing the quality of life of audiences in Colorado by presenting fresh and exhilarating shows that feature all musical styles. Ancient Threads is a woven tapestry of song and dance linking all mankind, the sound of kinship. We are bound together through ancient threads. Fee includes transportation, escort, and ticket. Trip deadline date: Monday March 2.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date 

64164 $26/$31 Monday 1:30 - 5 p.m. March 16

Fort Lupton Historical Park Tour (3)
Fort Lupton (better known as Fort Lancaster during its heyday) is a late fur trade era trading post constructed in 1837 by Lancaster Lupton. The reconstruction of Fort Lupton is thought to be at the same site as the Original but offset by about 100 yards. Enjoy a leisurely tour of the Fort Lupton Historic Park. The Historic Park currently includes the 1875 Independence School, the 1860’s Donelson House, and the reconstructed Fort Lupton (Originally Fort Lancaster). Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Lunch on your own afterwards at Wholly Stomboli (price range: $9-15). Trip deadline date: Friday March 13.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

64166 $11/$14 Monday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 30

Colorado Wildlife and Wolf Center (4)
Determined to provide a safe haven for un-wanted wolf dogs, Darlene created the Wolf Hybrid Rescue Center. During the first year of operation, the Center was inundated with 15  -  20 phone calls every day from around the country from people who wanted to surrender their beloved wolves. This is when it was realized that the role of providing education was necessary. We will be taking a one-hour educational tour. Learn about hunting, howling, hierarchy and even communicate with the pack in a group howl. Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Lunch on your own afterwards at McGinty’s Wood Oven Pub (price range: $10 - 20). Trip deadline date: Monday March 9
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
64165 $27/$32 Tuesday 7:30 a.m.  - 3:30 p.m. March 24

Breakfast Club (1) link
The first Friday of each month, we will travel to a new restaurant to experience some great breakfast food and fellowship. Fee includes transportation only. The meal is on your own. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.

Sam’s No 3 (Glendale)
Sam’s No.3 goal is to serve the best quality of food and provide the perfect atmosphere for you, the guests. The menu is loaded with award-winning choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Whether you choose one of the many specialty omelets or a breakfast burritos, a specialty salad or a burger, Sam’s No.3 strives to provide variety. Menu prices range from $6 - 14.
Trip deadline date: Tuesday March 3.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

63639 $7/$9 Friday 8:15 - 11 a.m. March 6 

Supper Club (1) link
The third Wednesday of each month, we will travel to a fine dining restaurant for food and fellowship. Fee includes transportation only. The meal is on your own. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.

Westfalen Hof (Golden)
Journey through the fine cuisines of Germany and Europe. At Westfalen Hof they have brought over the sea several traditional recipes...and a lot of history. Their aim is to serve you the finest German and European cuisine available in Colorado. All dinners are made fresh and cooked to order so please relax and allow us time for a quality preparation. Menu prices range from $14 - 30. Trip deadline date: Wednesday February 11.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

63646 $7/$9 Wednesday 4 - 7:30 p.m. February 18

La Fogata (Thornton)
At La Fogata, they strive to bring you the best Mexican food by using the best ingredients available. They have been in business for over 20 years in the Denver area and pride themselves in becoming one of Colorado’s best known places to have authentic, fresh, Mexican food. Every item served at La Fogata is prepared in house DAILY! Menu prices range from $8 - 17.
Trip deadline date: Wednesday March 11.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

63647 $7/$9 Wednesday 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. March 18


Casino Trips (3) link
Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to Black Hawk or Central City. Most casino packages includes transportation, 2 time points, $5 cash back on day of the trip, $5 or $10 off meals, and free drinks while gambling. You must use your player card to earn points. You must be age 21 to enroll for these trips. Trip deadline date: 3 BUSINESS days prior to trip.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date Casino
64172 $6/$8 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. February 17 Mardi Gras
64173 $6/$8 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. March 17 Reserve

Extended Trips
For more information on extended trips, please visit the “extended trips” brochure rack in the Broomfield Community Center front lobby or call 303.464.5536.

Spring South
April/May 2015, Dates and Times TBD 
Begin your southland tour in the heart of Atlanta, GA.  Explore the underground, tour Coke and wonder at over 100,000 fish at the aquarium. Take in the history at a plantation in Savannah and by a carriage ride through the heart of Charleston, SC.  Feast on scrumptious seafood and southern delicacies.  Drive the scenic Smokey Mountains and take in the beauty of artsy mountain town of Asheville, NC.  Catch a show in Pigeon Forge before heading back home.  

For more information on extended trips, please visit the “extended trips” brochure rack in the Broomfield Community Center front lobby or call 303.464.5536.